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Wascher Name Meaning

German (usually Wäscher): occupational name for a washer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German waschen, weschen ‘to wash’. Numerous trades involved washing processes (see Washer) and the name may relate to any of these.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Washer, Ascher, Wischer, Mescher, Taschner, Kacher, Witcher, Kaucher

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Wascher Family Origin

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Wascher Family Occupations

What did your Wascher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wascher family was Keeps Saloon. Laborer, Farmer and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wascher. The most common Wascher occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Wascher's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Harness Maker

    8%
  • Keeps Saloon

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wascher ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wascher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wascher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wascher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wascher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Wascher. For the veterans among your Wascher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wascher Life Expectancy

What is the average Wascher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Wascher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Wascher in 1958 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wascher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wascher ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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